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Cerner reports a strong third quarter

In the midst of preparing for 11,000 attendees at its annual health care conference in Kansas City, Cerner Corp. reports healthy sales and earnings gains for the third quarter compared to a year earlier.

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Kansas contractors struggling to fill skilled jobs

A survey finds that many Kansas contractors are having trouble filling skilled jobs in the construction industry. Ninety percent of the 20 Kansas firms that responded to an Associated General Contractors survey released Wednesday said they’re having a hard time finding project managers, engineers, welders, plumbers and carpenters.

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AT&T, like Verizon, misses profit estimates

AT&T earned $3 billion in its recent quarter, missing profit estimates, and cut its sales forecast as promotions and price cuts took a toll. On Tuesday, Verizon also missed profit estimates as more new subscribers chose phone discounts instead of accepting financing for full-priced devices.

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Expiration of Wright Amendment means big changes for Southwest Airlines cities

For the past 34 years, federal law limited flights between Dallas Love Field to only airports in Texas and a handful of states. Those flight restrictions, known as the Wright Amendment, officially ended Oct. 13. Now aviation officials across the south central United States — from Kansas City to Albuquerque, N.M. — must assess what a post-Wright future means for their passengers.